Lawyer suspended for three months for allowing paralegal to act as lawyer

Supreme Court of Singapore.
Supreme Court of Singapore.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - A lawyer with 21 years' experience was suspended for three months on Monday (May 18) for allowing an employee to masquerade as a lawyer with clients.

Mr Jonathan Tan was a consultant at Whitefield Law Corporation when he hired Mr Colin Phan - a lawyer who did not renew his practising certificate  - as a paralegal in January 2015.

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